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Pablo ALMEIDA

Pablo ALMEIDA

New York, NY, US

 

About 

Pablo S. Almeida completed his Bachelors Architecture in 2011 from The Bernard and Ann Spitzer School of Architecture at the City College of New York. While working  towards his B-Arch, Pablo  worked  as a  Space Analyst for the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene where he assisted with assessment, design and construction of administrative and clinical projects. Primary responsibilities included  construction and detail drawings, presentation, construction documentation, management and  construction administration. Prior to joining the Department of Health, Mr. Almeida worked for the City College Architecture Center as an Intern Architect collaborating on various phases of schematic and conceptual design of the commercial line of the Amsterdam Ave project.

Currently  working as an Independent  Design, Architecture & Planning Professional, Mr. Almeida is mainly involved in the Interior Design and Custom Design field where he offers his services to high end  residential, commercial and hospitality senior planners and designers.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

ERA Interiors, New York, NY, US, Associate Designer & Space Analyst

- Work with principal to design accurate custom furniture and millwork for
residential and commercial spaces; from inspiration to shop drawings
- Prepare contract documentation including furniture plans,
elevations and perspectives for custom designs
- Create 3D models and rendering for new designed furniture ( using
Autocad 3D, Rhino and V-ray)
- Handmade manufacture of custom furniture; from shop drawing through
furniture construction and finishes

May 2008 - current
 

Mark Zeff (Zeff Design), New York, Associate Project Manager

- Work hand in hand with Principal and Interior Design department to
develop accurate custom FFE furniture and accessories collections,
from initial concept through shop drawings review, for various hospitality,
commercial and residential projects
- Develop full sets of contract documentation for building management,
landmarks and DOB review of apartment renovation and conversion
Work was lightly supervised by Project Manager and it included
coordination with engineers, interior designers and clients
- Assist designers, project managers and principal through SD/DD/CD,
including materials research, FFE process ,shop drawings and
branding phases for hospitality and commercial projects
-Assist Interior Design department in production of 2D rendering of
elevations and plans for hospitality and commercial projects

May 2014 - Dec 2014
 

Gerner Kronick + Valcarcel Architects, DPC, New York, NY, US, Junior Architect

Jun 2012 - May 2014
 

JMV ASSOCIATES, New York, NY, US, Consultant

- Assist in production of architectural and structural construction document
for clinical institutional and residential
- Assemble complete set of construction documents for interior renovation of
New York Hospita; / Podiatic Clinic ( 8000 sqft)
- Conduct site visits, inspection and field surveys of existing comercial & residential spaces
- Create 3D models and renderings for clients presentation ( Rhino)

Jan 2012 - Jun 2012
 

Hudson Furniture Inc., New York, NY, US, Assistant / Furniture Designer (Consultant)

Nov 2011 - Dec 2011
 

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND MENTAL HYGIENE/ Office of Facility Planning, New York, NY, US, College Aid / Space Analyst

- Design interior layouts for various program units in the Department
- Create renderings and perspective drawings for office proposals
- Conduct site visits, inspection and field surveys of administrative & clinical spaces
- Prepare construction and detail drawings with CAD documentation
- Prepare punch list for construction projects for completion phase
- Organize, maintain and archive floor plans and other documents
- Evaluate personnel and equipment forms for in-house projects

Jan 2009 - Sep 2011
 

The City College Architecture Center, New York, NY, US, Intern Architect

- Organize, maintain and achive drawings and pictures
- Conducted field surveys of existing exterior areas of Commercial Line of an Amsterdam Avenue project
- Organized, maintained and archived drawings and pictures
- Collaborated and researched for landscape design lectures

Aug 2008 - Jan 2009
 

Education 

City College of New York (CCNY), New York, NY, US, BArch, Architecture

Jun 2005 - Jun 2011
 

Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador, Quito, Ecuador, Architecture

Jan 2002 - Jan 2004
 

Awards 

Award of Excellence / SARA New York Council, Award

Category: Student
"Ashburton Housing Complex"

2012
 

5TH Year School Project. THESIS: Wellness Center at Hunter's Point South, Other

The Wellness Center at Hunter's Point South was selected as one of the school archive projects for school accreditation.

2011
 

4th Year School Project. SOUTH BRONX LIBRARY, Nomination

The South Bronx Library was selected as one of the archive school accreditation projects and nominated as one of the best studio design projects of spring 2010. This project has been exposed as part of the Students Project Gallery exhibition held at the building of the Bernard and Ann Spitzer School of Architecture of the City College of New York, Summer 2010 at the City College of New York and the Students Project School accreditation exhibition held during November 2011 at the same location.

2010
 

Design Ideas Competition " Biblioteca del Bicentenario", 2nd Place

Biblioteca del Bicentenario was an international design competition held in Rosario-Argentina. It was developed in collaboration of 5 architecture students and Llonch+Vidalle Architecture.

2010
 

3rd Year School Project. EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL CENTER, Nomination

The Educational Environmental Center at Seward park was selected as one of the archive school accreditation projects and nominated as one of the best studio design projects of spring 2009. This project has been published in the CITY WORKS 3/ Student Work book spring 2010.This project has been exposed as part of the Students Project school accreditation exhibition held during November 2011 at the Bernard and Ann Spitzer School of Architecture of the City College of New York.

2009
 

3rd Year School Project. 28 DOWNING ST. HOUSE., Other

The 28 Downing St. House was selected as one of the archive school accreditation projects and nominated as one of the best studio design projects of fall 2008. This project has been published in the CITY WORKS 3/ Student Work book spring 2010.This project has been exposed as part of the Students Project school accreditation exhibition held during November 2011 at the Bernard and Ann Spitzer School of Architecture of the City College of New York.

2008
 

1st Year School Project. WEATHER STATION, Nomination

Weather station is a comprehensible conceptual design that studies the wind as a virtual and visual weather factor. In spring of 2006, the project was selected as one of the school accreditation projects and nominated as one of the best studio design projects 2005-2006. This project has been published in the CITY WORKS/ Student Work book spring 2008.

2006
 

1st Year School Project. PLACE, Other

Place is a comprehensible conceptual design that studies the relation of people over time and space. In fall 2005, the project was selected as one of the archive school accreditation projects. This project was displayed as part of the Student work gallery exhibition held at the Architecture gallery of the Shepard Hall, winter 2006.

2005
 

Areas of Specialization 

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